APRIL 8 - 9, 2018
Palmer Events Center
Mario Lopez
Emmy Award Winning Host of "EXTRA", Actor and New York Times Bestselling Author

Appears Sunday at 1:00.

A man of many trades, Mario Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. Mario is the Emmy winning host of EXTRA, a nationally syndicated daily show. Concurrently, Lopez is the host of the nationwide radio show "On with Mario Lopez".

Lopez New York Times Bestselling autobiography, "Just Between Us" shares his successes and disappointments, never before-­-told stories and family values. Lopez became a New York Times bestselling author for his healthy eating guide "Extra Lean" and his follow up "Extra Lean Family" featuring recipes and tips that are beneficial to the entire family. Additionally, Lopez penned "Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness" a bestselling fitness book that offers readers a look into his impressive workout regime, and Mud Tacos, a vibrant children's' book he co--authored with his sister Marissa. As a follow up to "Mud Tacos", Lopez released "Mario & Baby Gia", a children's book he wrote for his daughter which is currently being developed into an animated series.

No stranger to rigorous routines, Lopez danced his way to the finals on ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars and completed his first run on Broadway in the long running hit musical A Chorus Line.

Mario was named the Alumni Ambassador of Fitness by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America while joining the ranks of other prominent alumni, including President Clinton and Denzel Washington and in the organization's BE GREAT campaign. Mario helps bring to light the major issues affecting today's young people, including the importance of graduating from high school and maintaining a healthy lifestyle and the key role community based organizations like play in the positive development of children.

Don't Miss Mario Lopez on the Main Stage on Sunday at 1:00.
Melissa Gilbert
Award Winning Actress, New York Times Bestselling Author, Director, Philanthropist and Inspiration to Women
  Appears Saturday at 1:00

At the age of two, Melissa Gilbert made her on-air debut modeling baby clothes and continued with over 32 television commercials until 1973, when the nine-year-old joined the cast of "Little House on the Prairie," continuing with the number one rated series for 10 years.
Over the years, Gilbert has continued to bring powerful stories to the small screen, starting at age fourteen with the Emmy award-winning "The Miracle Worker," and subsequently starred in "The Diary of Anne Frank," "Splendor in the Grass," "Family Secrets" and "Choices of the Heart".
She starred in "Christmas in My Hometown" where CBS had their highest ratings ever , as well as the CBS drama "Cries from the Heart".  She's also starred in "Seduction in a Small Town" and "Childhood Sweetheart" and "Jackie Collins' Hollywood Wives: The New Generation" and the highly rated movie "Thicker than Water" along with the acclaimed series "Nip'Tuck".
She made her off-Broadway debut as a star of "A Shayna Maidel," earning an Outer Critic's Circle Award for Best Actress and has also starred in such productions as "The Miracle Worker," "The Glass Menagerie," "Bus Stop" and most recently "Love Letters" .
Having fully outgrown the "Half-Pint" image of her "Little House" youth, Melissa has proven herself a successful adult actress and director.
Melissa shared her story of growing up in front of the cameras, dealing with a complicated family, overcoming addictions, and how she finally learned to move on in her New York Time's bestselling memoir, Prairie Tale.
In addition to her acting, directing and writing career, Gilbert served two terms as the President of Screen Actors Guild and has was one of Hollywood Reporter's "Women of the Year" for three consecutive years, and most recently honored with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award. Melissa was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, becoming the youngest recipient of such an honor.
An avid philanthropist, Melissa is the President of the Board of Directors for the Children's Hospice and palliative Care Coalition, and recently became the first-ever national spokesperson for The Partnership at Through her work with the Children's Hospice, Melissa has dedicated her life to ensuring that all chronically and terminally ill children get to live and die with the gentleness, dignity and grace they deserve. As a devoted mother to her children and having had her own struggles with sobriety, Melissa's work with allows her to provide parents with help and resources to prevent intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.

Don't Miss Melissa Gilbert on the Main Stage on Saturday at 1:00.
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APRIL 8 - 9, 2018
Palmer Events Center
Saturday 10AM ~ 5PM and Sunday 11AM ~ 5PM
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